Croatia

Letter #23, 2016: Croatia: A Prime Minister's Visit

April 7, 2016, Thursday -- The Problem, and the Opportunity, of the Stepinac Case Croatian Prime Minister Meets Pope Francis Croatia's new Prime Minister, Tihomir Oreskovic (photo) is in Rome today to meet with Pope Francis. The meeting took place this morning. (link) Reports prior to the meeting said that among the subjects of his talks [...]

The Problem, and the Opportunity, of the Stepinac Case

Pope Francis receives the president of Croatia, Ivo Josipovic, in 2013 Croatia’s new prime minister, Tihomir Oreskovic, came to Rome on April 7 to meet with Pope Francis. On the meeting’s agenda, a canonization cause which has led Rome to take an unprecedented step... Tihomir Oreskovic, Croatia’s new prime minister, came to Rome on [...]

Letter #6: The Stepinac Case

January 21, 2016, Thursday -- The Stepinac Case "We are afraid that there are too many open questions and wounds which Cardinal Stepinac symbolizes. His canonization, to our great regret, would return the relations between Serbs and Croats, as well as between Catholics and Orthodox faithful, back to their tragic history... We ask you to remove [...]

Zelja Markic – Head of the Croatian citizens’ group “In the Name of the Family”

Zelja Markic. On December 1, Croatia took a stand against the growing worldwide tide in favor of the legal recognition of homosexual marriage. One of the leaders against such recognition was Zelja Markic, head of the citizens’ group “In the Name of the Family,” which helped organize voters against the initiative. For her role in recognizing [...]

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